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About the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest

St. Paul's favorite beer festival dedicated to craft beers! St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will take place Saturday, June 12th, 2021 from 2-5pm (early admission at 1pm) at the MN State Fairgrounds - International Bazaar in beautiful St. Paul. This outdoor craft beer festival will feature sampling from over 70 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music on two stages, tasty food, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds.

You must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 with your vaccination card present to attend.

Location and Hours

Minnesota State Fair Grounds International Bazaar from 2-5pm. VIP & Early Admission ticket holders are allowed in one hour early at 1pm

Transportation and Parking

PLEASE BE RESPONSIBLE, DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. Take MTC bus or there is ample drop off area for those taking ride share, taxi, or getting dropped off.

Food

Food will be available for purchase using cash or credit card. No outside food or beverage is allowed into the event facility.

Entertainment

Live music and educational seminars

Minnesota State Fair Grounds International Bazaar

St Paul, MN

June 12th, 2021

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General Admission & Early Access Tickets Available

70+ Breweries

Over 300 beers to try!

Tickets

Early Admission

1-5pm

$60

Limited Tickets Available

  • Enter 1 Hour Early
  • Unlimited samples from 70+ Breweries! Over 300 beers to try.
  • Commemorative Tasting Glass
  • Music, Games, and more!
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You must be vaccinated for Covid-19 to attend.

General Admission

2-5pm

$45

  • Unlimited samples from 70+ Breweries! Over 300 beers to try.
  • Commemorative Tasting Glass
  • Music, Games, and more!
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You must be vaccinated for Covid-19 to attend.

Designated Driver

2-5pm

$15

  • Commemorative Tasting Glass
  • Water and Soda Samples
  • Music, Games, and more!

Designated Drivers may not sample any beer. Must be over 21.

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You must be vaccinated for Covid-19 to attend.

Breweries

70+ Breweries Will Be Announced Soon...
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Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who can come to the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest?
Only persons 21 years or older with a valid ID can enter the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest grounds (including Designated Drivers). No children or pets (service dogs are accepted).
The St. Paul Summer Beer Fest starts at 1pm for Early Admission ticketholders, 2pm for General Admission ticketholders, and ends at 5pm sharp. Brewery Representatives are not allowed to pour samples after 5pm. Please be prepared to leave the festival promptly at 5pm.

Bring an open mind to try the wonderful styles of craft beer available. Please come well hydrated and take advantage of water stations located throughout the grounds, water will also help cleanse your palette. Don't rush through samples, take time to enjoy the aroma and the flavor.

No outside drinks or food may be allowed in the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest grounds. Food will be available for purchase within the facility. Cash and Credit Card accepted. Drinking on a empty stomach is never a good idea, so have something to eat when you get to the fest.

Parking is available in the public parking lot for FREE. There is FREE overnight parking, so be responsible and DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE!
Yes, basic medical staff will be present in addition to police during the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest.
Yes, you must be vaccinated for Covid-19 and you MUST have your vaccine card present to attend the event. No exceptions and no refunds will be made for those who forget their card.
Can a Designated Driver Ticket holder still sample beer?
No, DD ticket holders will not be permitted to sample any beer. Any Designated Driver Ticket holder that is seen drinking at the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will be escorted out immediately. Designated Drivers Ticket holders must be 21+ and present valid photo ID for entry.
Water stations can be found throughout the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. A Designated Driver Table will have a selection of craft sodas and water. General Admission attendees can also visit the Designated Driver Table for soda and water.
There are a limited number of spots for the educational presentations. Cost is free on a first come first served basis.
The St. Paul Summer Beer Fest People's Choice Award is given to the most voted beer of the fest. Voting for the award will take place at a designated table on the grounds. Votes must be submitted by 4pm to count.
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